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( marty ) here's a live look at our radar. ( marty ) here is dave spahr with the weather. (dave)rain ending early this morning as a weak surface cold front passes through the bay area with afternoon clearing. next front moves into the north bay sunday evening with another chance of light rain. the front will fall apart as it reaches the golden
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gate and any rain chances end by sunrise monday. dry monday and tuesday. increasing clouds wednesday with a chance of rain by wednesday night and thursday as a stronger front arrives. long range trends continue to look unsettled, especially from interstate 80 northward. ( marty @ landing) happening this morning... san francisco police officers will be allowed to again carry tasers. this comes after a close and controversial vote by the
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police commision. kron 4's camila bernal is live in san francisco with more. camila? ( camila )good morning marty, san francisco is one of the only major cities in the us where officers don't carry tasers... and implementing this is not going to be cheap. it's estimated that it would cost the city between 3 and 8 million dollars depending on the number of officers that are trained for this. take vo the police chief argues that tasers would be a good way to avoid deadly force.he says these weapons would also protect officers because there is a lower chance of the officer suffering an injury-- this would avoid workers comp and medical bills. but even though the union and the chief believe this is a less lethal option, opponents say this is a bad idea.their argument is that tasers can cause serious injury or even death. they also argue that the tasers could malfunction putting everyone at risk.take sot camila:although the police commission voted to approve the use of tasers, this measure would not be implemented until december of 2018.live in san francisco, camila bernal kron 4 news.
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< "the better choice is to deescalate the situation which is one of the new use of force policies in san francisco. so rather then pulling a weapon, you give time and distance. > ( marty @ landing) thanks camila. ( marty @ landing) in the north bay... families continue to recover from the deadly firestorm. some are trying to piece their lives back together. kron 4's hermela aregawi has one families story. (hermela aregawi)john thill looks at what's left of his business.an autobody shop he started from scratch decades ago. john thill/lost home and business this means everything
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to us because i lost my job 20 years ago due to being laid off and there was no one hiring. i started this business from my garage... our livelihood is gone. and so is his home.the coffey park residence that thill and his wife shared burned down on their 35th anniversary.john thill/lost home and businesswe though that when we left our house we would be back home the couple grew up in sonoma county.and raised their children here.they say.. they now have to start all over. john thill/lost home and businessone minute i cry one minute im on the defense and saying lets build this back up. let's be strong and get this done and rebuild everything. it's really hard. they also had two rental homes above behind their business that they were in the process of insuring. john thill/lost home and businesswe're going to hopefully rely on maybe fema to help us out with our insurance company is not going to cover it the family says.. they at least have each other left..but not much else. 4 news.
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( marty ) kron four and the salvation army are busy tallying up the donations for victims of the north bay firestorm. we teamed up with the salvation army for a day long telethon. the generosity of kron four viewers raised more than 73-thousand plus an additional 8-thousand online friday morning. and by the time we went off the air at 11:00 last night, the tally was over 230-thousand dollars. in september, kron4, the salvation army and our viewers worked together to raise nearly 140-thousand for hurricane harvey relief. thank you to everyone who donated -- to either relief effort. if you missed it yesterday -- you can still donate on our website at kron4.com ( marty ) two dozen people are looking forward to returning to their homes tonight. they were forced to evacuate their chinatown apartment building after a fire broke out on the ground floor. the fire started on mason street around 6 last night. firefighters were able to knock down the fire
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within an hour. and kept it from spreading to adjoining buildings. it's not clear yet how the fire started... but crews are paying special attention to a laundromat on the ground floor. no one was injured in the fire. residents will be able to return to their homes tonight after inspections are completed. ( marty ) sheriff's deputies have arrested a 70- year-old man in santa clara county for taking pictures of an underage girl while on public transportation. florencio hernandez-palmo was taking pictures and recording a 16-year-old girl on the v-t- a. the incident was reported last month. deputies say hernandez-palmo also followed the girl off of the bus and continued recording her. hernandez- palmo has been booked in the santa clara county jail. ( marty ) an amber alert is in effect for a missing two month old bay in southern california.. and police believe the suspect is headed north. this is the suspectjeffrey michael gomes. he is accused of taking his infant son from the fort
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tejon area near the grapevine section of interstate five. he was last seen in a 20-07 white chevrolet pickup truck with california license plate: zero=two =three==nine ==zero p-one. again that's the plate on a chevrolet pickup truck that could be heading north on interstate five. ( marty ) coming up... across the country several protests are planned by groups opposed to president trump. including here in the bay area. detals ahead. and... a man is a hero after saving lives in the north bay fires. his story. and after the break... the president visits pearl harbor. a look at his visit before he kicks off his tour of asia. sfx: squeak sfx: stair creak sfx: clink sfx: deep breath sfx: grunt sfx: tinny headphone music sfx: feet shuffling sfx: slice sfx: gasp
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sfx: inhale. exhale. sfx: lights scraping on roof sfx: metallic scrape sfx: grunt covered california. it's more than just health care. it's life care. and first lady are in japan
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this morning. they visited the pearl harbor memorial friday. the first couple observed a moment of silence at pearl harbor. hawaii was the first stop on a 12-day, five-country trip to asia.
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the trumps placed a wreath at the u-s-s arizona memorial. they also went outside and tossed flower petals into the water...before being shown the site by the national park service. (marty) an exhaustive study released friday by 13 government agencies concludes that only human activities can explain climate change. the "climate science special report" attributes global warming to greenhouse gas emissions since the middle of the twentieth century. it says there is "no convincing alternative explanation" for the trend. surprisingly, the white house approved friday's report. president trump has been a vocal critic of climate change...at one point, he referred to it as a "hoax." (marty) meanwhile, former president george h-w bush calls president donald trump a "blowhard." bush makes the comment in a new book about him and his son, former president george w bush. the book is titled, "the last republicans." the elder bush also told author mark updegrove he thought trump
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could unite the country -- although he says that would require "humility," which he says would be a challenge for trump. ( dave )rain on the radar...but skies should open up this afternoon. your forecast is next !
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let's get the big guy in place. the ford year-end sales event is here. i can guide you in? no, thanks , santa, i got this. looks a little tight. perfect fit. santa needs an f-150. that's ford, america's best selling brand. hurry in today for 0% financing for 72 months across the full line of ford cars, trucks and suvs! and just announced... get 0 % apr for 72 months plus $1000 cash back! take advantage of these exclusive holiday offers during the ford year end sales event. ( marty ) here's a live look at our radar. ( marty ) snow is dusting the sierra ski slopes. this is video from kingvale. snow plows and other snow-removal equipment were parked on roads in the mountains friday. the storms are expected to dump up to 2
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feet of snow in some spots.and there is a winter storm advisory for the lake tahoe area through tonight. toss to weather. (dave)rain ending early this morning as a weak surface cold front passes through the bay area with afternoon clearing. next front moves into the north bay sunday evening with another chance of light rain. the front will fall apart as it reaches the golden gate and any rain chances end by sunrise monday. dry monday and tuesday. increasing clouds wednesday with a chance of rain by wednesday night and thursday as a stronger front arrives.
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long range trends continue to look unsettled, especially from interstate 80 northward.
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( marty ) here in the bay area and across the country several protests are planned by groups opposed to president trump. most of the demonstrations are scheduled to be held this afternoon. including one here in san francisco. kron 4's charles clifford has the details. in what's being billed as a call to action, the group refuse fascism has planned saturday protests in more than a dozen cities across the country including new york, los angeles, seattle and san francisco. their ultimate goal? the removal of the president and vice president of the united states, who they believe are a threat to the country.sotthe trump pence regime most go and this
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nightmare must end.here in the bay area, organizers had hoped to hold saturday's protest at union square in san francisco. but, the city's recreation and parks department denied their permit request saying that union square is crowded with the annual skating rink and christmas tree already in place. refuse facism was offered other locations. . such as nearby justin herman plaza. . .but they are insisting on union square.sot union square is the place to be in the eyes of millions. lawyers representing refuse fascism filed a complaint against the city, but friday afternoon a judge ruled in favor of the recreation and parks department. despite the setback, organizers say they plan to hold their protest at union square anyway.sotwe are going to be there for a nonviolent, peaceful but determined massive beautiful demonstration. what's unknown at this point is how many people will actually show up. previous anit facism protests have varied greatly in size. protests in berkeley this past summer attracted thousands but on friday afternoon only a handful of people showed up for the court hearing on the permit application. organizers insist the protest will be well attended.sot it's very
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important that millions of people act and act soon to come together to raise their voice. ( marty ) at this point, there's no indication that any sort of counter protests are planned for here in san francisco. ( marty ) in the north bay.. a man is being called a hero after helping his neighbors during the deadly firestorm. kron 4's spencer blake has the story. these flames from the atlas peak fire started creeping up on the napa home of joe betz and his wife that fateful sunday night.when he saw the red sky, betz started following his instincts."we got into the car immediately, drove out, and tried to make a turn and the embers were not flying by - they were already shooting by!"though he says it would have been impossible leave if they had stayed another five minutes, joe immediately started thinking of those who live near himwhose homes weren't yet burned to the ground."you know, i rang so fast i went to
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a friend of mine, knocked on the door, and from there i knocked another door and another door, then i called a couple of people right away." kept at it, until he had to get away.it's likely joe betz saved the lives of at least six different families.as he told me at his san francisco restaurant, house of prime rib, there áwas some confusion that night.some people - like his neighbor tom - were so sleepy that his reaction to a late-night banging on the doorhas joe laughing at what happened next."he comes out with his underwear and a gun in his hand. he thought there was a burglar!"it didn't take long for tome and his wife to realize áwhy they'd been woken up.during those first few days of the firestorm, people were checking to make sure joe and his wife were okay, too."i got really a lot of wonderful phone calls and text messages. i mean, i really felt really good about the concern that some people had about me."his underwear-cald neighbor tomsays joes action's that night say a lot about the type of man he is. ( marty ) coming up... the
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world series champs celebrate with a million of their closest friends. that and more on weekend sports next. live look outside... richmond bridge ( marty ) for the weekend: it's the dia de los muertos parade in san rafael come out and enjoy food, dancing and more. it's all happening at the albert boro community center from 4 to 9. the event is free to attend. who are these people? the energy conscious people among us say small actions can add up to something... humongous. a little thing here. a little thing there. starts to feel like a badge maybe millions can wear. who are all these caretakers, advocates too? turns out, it's californians it's me and it's you. don't stop now, it's easy to add to the routine. join energy upgrade california and do your thing.
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accused of obstructing justice to theat the fbinuclear war, and of violating the constitution by taking money from foreign governments and threatening to shut down news organizations that report the truth. if that isn't a case for impeaching and removing a dangerous president, then what has our government become? i'm tom steyer, and like you, i'm a citizen who knows it's up to us to do something. it's why i'm funding this effort to raise our voices together and demand that elected officials take a stand on impeachment. a republican congress once impeached a president for far less. yet today people in congress and his own administration know that this president is a clear and present danger who's mentally unstable and armed with nuclear weapons. and they do nothing. join us and tell your member of congress that they have a moral responsibility to stop doing what's political and start doing what's right. our country depends on it.
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rockets won the n-b-a title in 19-95. justin verlander was not there... according to a report -- the astros ace is marrying kate upton in italy this weekend. ( marty ) now to the n-f-l. the raiders will be in miami taking on the dolphins while, the winless 49ers face the cardinals at levi's stadium. the 49ers new quarterback jimmy garoppolo is not expected to play. rookie, c-j beathard remains the starter. head coach, kyle shanahan hasn't announced when garoppolo will take over. adding that learning a new playbook halfway through the season is no easy task. kick off to sunday's game is at 1:05. ( marty ) colin kaepernick just celebrated his 30th birthday. and he has received some good news in regards to his possible future in the n-f-l. according to e-s-p-n, 49ers owner jed york, along with other team owners jerry jones, robert kraft, and bob mcnair will be questioned in a deposition. they're also turning over their phone records and emails
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connected to kaepernick's collusion case against the league. a-b-c news says these owners were selected based on their comments about kaepernick or players protesting during the national ( marty ) and we have this update in cowboys running back ezikiel elliott's suspension saga. the cowboys star running back will be able to play this sunday against kansas city. the 22 year- old was granted an "adminstrative stay" in his latest court appeal. next week the case will go to panel of judges. depending on the hearing zeke could start serving his six-game suspension in week ten. (marty) in college football today -- battle of two ranked pac-12 teams as #21 stanford takes on #25 washington state on the road. a chance of rain -- or even snow -- in the forecast for kickoff at 12:30. cal will host oregon state at 2 pm. golden bears are favored by a touchdown over the 1-7 beavers.
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and san jose state -- looking for just their second win of the season -- at home against san diego state tonight at 7:30. live look outside... golden gate bridge..
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it all started when sophia stopped into marshalls and found a mug for surprisingly little green. she paired that with some succulents. and suddenly something clicked. that surprise led to a stylish wood mirror, soothing lavender oils, a party llama... or is that an alpaca?
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super soft towels, and an enchanting vase that magically tied it all together. she arranged it all into the greatest guest bathroom ever. did sophia expect to get so much bang for so few bucks? no. but great things happen when you choose surprise. marshalls. your surprise is waiting. ( marty ) here's a live look at our radar. ( marty ) here's a live look at the bay bridge. ( marty ) dave spahr has your forecast... (dave)rain ending early this morning as a weak surface cold front passes through the bay
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area with afternoon clearing. next front moves into the north bay sunday evening with another chance of light rain. the front will fall apart as it reaches the golden gate and any rain chances end by sunrise monday. dry monday and tuesday. increasing clouds wednesday with a chance of rain by wednesday night and thursday as a stronger front arrives. long range trends continue to look unsettled, especially from interstate 80 northward.
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(marty) friday was a big day for apple with the release of the iphone 10. while, wednesday was a big day for some crooks. a delivery truck at the stonestown galeria, loaded with 300 smart phones was burglarized wednesday morning at about 11am. police say three thieves in a white dodge van ripped off the phones, which kron 4 news has confirmed were iphone 10's slated for delivery to the apple store inside the mall. (marty) police are hoping someone who was at the mall wednesday morning will be able to supply some information. in the meantime kron 4 news has confirmed the theft did
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not impact any of the pre-orders of the iphone 10. ( marty ) some peninsula residents say it was only a matter of time before the sideshows that have been plaguing their neighborhood resulted in tragedy. kron four's rob fladeboe reports they insist there is a connection between the sideshows and the terrible halloween night crash that claimed the lives of three young eric carstens/skyline boulevard resident".....it's like the autobahn up here....you can go as fast as you want with total impunity..."south skyline resident chris carstens says there is a sideshow here at the cloud's rest vista point almost every night. he describes what it was like here on halloween night.chris carstens"....i could hear a lot of engines revving and cars peeling out so i called 911 to report street racing..." nats (sideshow video)carstens shot this video of a group of vehiclesperforming burnouts and donuts before headingnorth.
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chris carstens".....and i had a bad feeling because i don't usually see them take off in a large bunch like that. i tried to follow them and then sadly i learned the next morning that one of them had gone off the road...."carstens believes that was the crash that claimed the lives of three young men, including 19 year old andrew gonzales and 19 year old ricardo torres and their friend 18 year old matthew cruz. gonzales and torres were on a path to become firefighters in menlo park. chief harold schapelhouman/m enlo park fire protection district "..it's been rough on us but it's been worse for their families so we're focused on them right now...." back up on skyline boulevard, chris carstens points out the burned rubber and worries about the possibility the sideshows might spark a wild fire.the chp says so far there is no evidence of a connection between the sideshows and the fatal crash but it's investigation is not over.
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chris carstens and his neighbors say the tragedy need not have happened.chris carstens".....this vista point is not closed at night. all the other vista points along 280 are closed at sunset so these gguys can be ticketed, but right now there's nothing, something was supposed to have happened a month ago. if those signs were up the chp would have had the incentive to be here and wite tickets and this may never have happened...."along skyline boulevard rob fladeboe kron 4 newsfatal ( marty ) an elderly woman and her family lost everything in the deadly wildfire in santa rosa. kron 4's philip djegal has her story. (philippe)shirley moroni/fire victim- "it's gonna be a long road for everybody -- really." before 86-year-old shirley moroni was hospitalized the day after her home was destroyed in a wildfire...
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she had a chance to drive around santa rosa with her son, and couldn't believe how much was lost. including almost her entire neighborhood... the journey's end mobile home park. shirley moroni/fire victim- "i couldn't believe it. i didn't ever felt that would ever happen. i thought they could save the place, you know, but no." she thanks a police officer for forcing her to evacuate on october eighth, not long before her home burned down. the next day she blacked out and fell, sending her to the hospital, where she stayed until being released thursday night. shirley moroni/fire victim- "everybody took good care of me." her son's home in santa rosa, is now her home. shirley moroni/fire victim- "i feel fortunate that i have a place to stay. my son said i can stay here, and i'll help him as much as i can with the cooking and all that." as shirley wraps her head around what has been a turbulent last month... she thinks about the stuff she lost in the fire. most of it material, but some of it near and dear to her heart.shirley moroni/fire victim- "i had all my special
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furniture in there and it all went up in smoke." but she's moving on now. and, her family will be by her side. in santa rosa, philippe djegal, kron four news. coming up... another hero in the north bay firestorm. how one man used his bulldozer to save lives.
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hi ted, glad you could join us! ♪ ♪ give it a try. mmm. give that to me. ♪ ♪ (laughing) ted? ♪ ♪ kron 4 continues to take a look at the heroes who helped put out the north bay fires. kron 4's ella sogomonian spoke with two men who used their bulldozers to block the path of the fire in napa. as soon two locals saw flames from the windows of their napa valley homes sunday morning they headed for the hills armed with only bulldozers. sot: dan wynn, bulldozed fire break to save homes// "these are the lines we made to save that neighborhood right there." this is video of eli ponce and dan wynn who for six days bulldozed a fire break 4 miles
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long directing the fast moving nunns fire away from the browns valley neighborhood. sot: ella sogomonian, napa valley// "and you can imagine a really big challenge out here is the steep hilly terrain and these guys were in bulldozers in the middle of the night encircled by flames and smoke which made it really difficult for them hard to see."ponce and wynn worked like this for six days.sot: dan wynn, bulldozed fire break for 6 days to save homes// "this fire came straight down on us it was extremely hot we bulldozed all this to put the flames out. and in this particular part we were actually in the flames to put that out. a lot of credit to my boss eli ponce he actually took his dozer and went inside there and i kind of covered a six and was watching him telling him where to move around and we were consumed by fire a couple of times out here."they refueled 6 times which wynn says runs about 900 dollars each but the reward of possibly saving thousands of homes wynn says was worth the sacrifice and the danger. sot: dan wynn, bulldozed fire break for 6 days to save homes// "it's all donated we don't expect anything from anybody we were just happy
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that our equipment was able to help these people."valley ella kron 4 news.
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( marty ) here's a live look at our radar. ( marty ) live look outside...sutro tower. dave spahr is here with your weather forecast. (dave)rain ending early this morning as a weak surface cold
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front passes through the bay area with afternoon clearing. next front moves into the north bay sunday evening with another chance of light rain. the front will fall apart as it reaches the golden gate and any rain chances end by sunrise monday. dry monday and tuesday. increasing clouds wednesday with a chance of rain by wednesday night and thursday as a stronger front arrives. long range trends continue to look unsettled, especially from interstate 80 northward. (( marty ) (( ( marty ) san francisco
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police say sloat boulevard is notrious for people breaking the speed limit. kron 4's stanley roberts grabs his radar gun to see for himself -- in this edition of people behaving badly. the average speed on sloat blvd near 41st ave is somewhere around 40 miles per hour i know this beccause i used my radar gun to determine the speed the posted speed limit on sloat heading towards ocean beach is 35 the opposite direction is 40 that being saidnats: ambiance when checking speeds i found numbers like 46 miles per hour for the first car and 40 miles per hour for the car following nats: ambiance but almost consistantly the speed is in the 40 range . neighbors say that its often difficult to cross the street because deivers simply don't stop. (describe crossing the street to me) yellingand i guess we can add don't care to that list well what happens we try to wiit for the cars to pass/ and when your on the sidewalk they still try to go by so
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basically the drivers are not paying attention an are not yielding to pedestrians in the marked crosswalks nats: ambiance and they are ignoring the caution signs advising there is a crosswalk, but what people don't realize, sloat blvd is actyally highway 35 so it falls under the jurisdiction of caltransnow before i use the radar gun i visually estimate the drivers speed then i see what the radar gun gives me ans some times, i don't really have to use the radar, for instance this street sweeper was going a whooping 19 miles hournats: ambiance the speed in sloat was actually reduced from 40 to 35 because according to vision zero sf is a high injury corridor vision zero sf has a goal to make reduce fatal crashes to zero by 20 year 2024there are changes being made to sloat as we speak the bottom line is even with the reduction is speeds drivers are still going to fast .. i guess sfpd solos
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might have to deploy an attention grabber .. and you know that that means many cars they still see you just passing by passing by in san francisco stanley roberts kron 4 news ( marty @ landing) every week -- kron four has been honoring exceptional teachers all over the bay area. jeremiah clauss teaches classes ranging from religion to social studies at st. mary's school in los gatos. in many of his classes - he also shares his talent for singing and acting.. catherine heenan has the story. applause as he takes stage jeremiah clauss - a teacher who loves to perform.whether it's singing at school fairs.. entertaining at parties and eventsacting in local theatre there was a time when he tried to take it farther. jeremiah - i tried out for american idol one time. tried out for the voice. but it just wasn't god's calling for me.turns out his calling is the classroom...where jeremiah welcomes his 6th graders
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before language arts class.and later...reads to them......acting out the characters. student he's creative. and he's funny. and he's great at story-telling. student he's been here for 9 years and i think he's made a big difference. he even does the school play.he wants his students to puzzle things out for themselves...and says bringing the work to life helps.student - wait wait! - what if he's depressed because he misses his mother? teacher says there you go!principal well i think he has a connection with the students. they understand him pretty well and he understands them. jeremiah - i've seen many teachers over the years who do the standard stand in front of the class . just read. no emotion. but it's not learning. gotta bring it to life.and is it true he sometimes brings things to life by singing to his students?student he does. a lot. and it's amazing.student and he has a good voice too. a lot of us, we actually listen. he has a play list on
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spotify that he actually sung on. so we listen to it sometimes!he begins to sing yup. he sings.singing continues jeremiah clauss never left his love for performance behind. he uses it here every day. and his students love him for it... students cheer ( marty ) here's a live look at yosemite this morning...
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harold hated everything.
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ahh. but i recently bought jimmy dean stuffed hash browns. they're stuffed with delicious meat and cheeses. all of that crispy goodness has him seeing the day in a whole new light. jimmy dean stuffed hash browns. shine on. on friday, netflix
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announced it is cutting ties with "house of cards" actor kevin spacey following allegations of sexual
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misconduct. netflix says there would be no further production on the show that includes spacey... and that the company would not be moving forward with the release of the film titled "gore," which starred and was produced by spacey -- and was in post production. according to eight of his coworkers -- spacey made the set of "house of cards" a "toxic" work environment through a pattern of sexual harassment. ( marty ) not all of the revelers in friday's world series victory parade in houston went home happy. many parade goers climbed on top of cars to get a better view of their favorite astros players. that left many vehicles damaged -- including some parked right across the street from houston police headquarters. also costly - - city cleanup. houston spread 2-thousand pounds of blue, orange, and white confetti over city streets during the parade. city officials say they hope to finish cleaning up by today. (dave)rain on the radar...but skies should open up this afternoon. your forecast is
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next ! (camilla) officers can now carry tasers again in san francisco.
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( marty ) here's a live look at our radar. ( marty ) here is dave spahr with the weather.
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(dave)rain ending early this morning as a weak surface cold front passes through the bay area with afternoon clearing. next front moves into the north bay sunday evening with another chance of light rain. the front will fall apart as it reaches the golden gate and any rain chances end by sunrise monday. dry monday and tuesday. increasing clouds wednesday with a chance of rain by wednesday night and thursday as a stronger front arrives. long range trends continue to look unsettled, especially from interstate 80 northward.
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( marty @ landing) happening this morning... san francisco police officers will be allowed to again carry tasers. this comes after a close and controversial vote by the police commision. kron 4's camila bernal is live in san francisco with more. camila? ( camila )good morning marty, san francisco is one of the only major cities in the us where officers don't carry tasers... and implementing this is not going to be cheap. it's estimated that it would cost the city between 3 and 8 million dollars depending on
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the number of officers that are trained for this. take vo the police chief argues that tasers would be a good way to avoid deadly force.he says these weapons would also protect officers because there is a lower chance of the officer suffering an injury-- this would avoid workers comp and medical bills. but even though the union and the chief believe this is a less lethal option, opponents say this is a bad idea.their argument is that tasers can cause serious injury or even death. they also argue that the tasers could malfunction putting everyone at risk.take sot camila: although the police commission voted to approve the use of tasers, this measure would not be implemented would not be this measure the use of tasers, voted to approve commission police although the camila:take sot at risk.take sot camila: although the police commission
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voted to approve the use of tasers, this measure would not be implemented until december of 2018.live in san francisco, camila bernal kron 4 news. < "the better choice is to deescalate the landing) thanks camila. ( marty @ landing) in the north bay... families continue to recover from the deadly firestorm. some are trying to piece their lives back together. kron 4's hermela aregawi has one families story. (hermela aregawi)john thill looks at what's left of his business.an autobody shop he started from scratch decades ago. john thill/lost home and business this means everything to us because i lost my job 20 years ago due to being laid off and there was no one hiring. i started this business from my garage... our livelihood is home.the coffey park residence that thill and his wife shared burned down on their 35th anniversary.john thill/lost home and businesswe though that when we left our house we would be back home the couple grew up in sonoma county.and raised their children here.they say.. they now have to start all over.
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john thill/lost home and businessone minute i cry one minute im on the defense and saying lets build this back up. let's be strong and get this done and rebuild everything. it's really hard. they also had two rental homes above behind their business that they were in the process of insuring. john thill/lost home and businesswe're going to hopefully rely on maybe fema to help us out with those becasuse our insurance company is not going to cover it the family says.. they at least have each other left..but not much else. 4 news. ( marty ) kron four and the salvation army are busy tallying up the donations for victims of the north bay firestorm. we teamed up with the salvation army for a day long telethon. the generosity of kron four viewers raised more than 73-thousand plus an
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additional 8-thousand online friday morning. and by the time we went off the air at 11:00 last night, the tally was over 230-thousand dollars. in september, kron4, the salvation army and our viewers worked together to raise nearly 140-thousand for hurricane harvey relief. thank you to everyone who donated -- to either relief effort. if you missed it yesterday -- you can still donate on our website at kron4.com ( marty ) two dozen people are looking forward to returning to their homes tonight. they were forced to evacuate their chinatown apartment building after a fire broke out on the ground floor. the fire started on mason street around 6 last night. firefighters were able to knock down the fire within an hour. and kept it from spreading to adjoining buildings. it's not clear
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yet how the fire started... but crews are paying special attention to a laundromat on the ground floor. no one was injured in the fire. residents will be able to return to their homes tonight after inspections are completed. ( marty ) sheriff's deputies have arrested a 70- year-old man in santa clara county for taking pictures of an underage girl while on public transportation. florencio hernandez-palmo was taking pictures and recording a 16-year-old girl on the v-t- a. the incident was reported last month. deputies say hernandez-palmo also followed the girl off of the bus and continued recording her. hernandez- palmo has been booked in the santa clara county jail. ( marty ) an amber alert is in effect for a missing two month old baby in southern california.. and police believe the suspect is headed north. this is the suspectjeffrey michael gomes. he is accused of taking his infant son from the fort tejon area near the grapevine section of interstate five. he was last seen in a 20-07
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white chevrolet pickup truck with california license plate: zero=two =three==nine ==zero p-one. again that's the plate on a chevrolet pickup truck that could be heading north on interstate ( marty ) coming up... across the country several protests are planned by groups opposed to president trump. including here in the bay area. detals ahead. and... a man is a hero after saving lives in the north bay fires. his story. and after the break... the president visits pearl harbor. a look at his visit before he kicks off his tour of asia. the president and
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first lady are in japan this morning. they visited the pearl harbor memorial friday. the first couple observed a moment of silence at pearl harbor. hawaii was the first stop on a 12-day, five-country trip to asia. the trumps placed a wreath at the u-s-s arizona memorial. they also went outside and
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tossed flower petals into the water...before being shown the site by the national park service. (marty) an exhaustive study released friday by 13 government agencies concludes that only human activities can explain climate change. the "climate science special report" attributes global warming to greenhouse gas emissions since the middle of the twentieth century. it says there is "no convincing alternative explanation" for the trend. surprisingly, the white house approved friday's report. president trump has been a vocal critic of climate change...at one point, he referred to it as a "hoax." ( dave )rain on the radar...but skies should open up this afternoon. your forecast is next ! is next !your forecast is next !is next !your forecast afternoon. open up this skies should radar...but rain on the
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( marty )snow is dusting the sierra ski slopes. this is
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video from kingvale. snow plows and other snow-removal equipment were parked on roads in the mountains friday. the storms are expected to dump up to 2 feet of snow in some spots.and there is a winter storm advisory for the lake tahoe area through tonight. ( marty ) here's a live look at our radar. toss to weather. (dave) rain ending early this morning as a weak surface cold front passes through the bay area with afternoon clearing. next front moves into the north bay sunday evening with another chance of light rain. the front will fall
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apart as it reaches the golden gate and any rain chances end by sunrise monday. dry monday and tuesday. increasing clouds wednesday with a chance of rain by wednesday night and thursday as a stronger front arrives. long range trends continue to look unsettled, especially from interstate 80 northward. ( marty ) ( marty ) here in the bay area and
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across the country several protests are planned by groups opposed to president trump. most of the demonstrations are scheduled to be held this afternoon. including one here in san francisco. kron 4's charles clifford has the details. in what's being billed as a call to action, the group refuse fascism has planned saturday protests in more than a dozen cities across the country including new york, los angeles, seattle and san francisco. their ultimate goal? the removal of the president and vice president of the united states, who they believe are a threat to the country.sotthe trump pence regime most go and this nightmare must end.here in the bay area, organizers had hoped to hold saturday's protest at union square in san francisco. but, the city's recreation and parks department denied their permit request saying that union square is crowded with the annual skating rink and christmas tree already in place. refuse facism was offered other locations. . such as nearby justin herman plaza. . .but they are insisting on union square.sot union square is the place to be in the eyes of millions. lawyers representing refuse fascism filed a complaint against the city, but friday afternoon a judge ruled in favor of the recreation and parks department. despite the
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setback, organizers say they plan to hold their protest at union square anyway.sotwe are going to be there for a nonviolent, peaceful but determined massive beautiful demonstration. what's unknown at this point is how many people will actually show up. previous anit facism protests have varied greatly in size. protests in berkeley this past summer attracted thousands but on friday afternoon only a handful of people showed up for the court hearing on the permit application. organizers insist the protest will be well attended.sot it's very important that millions of people act and act soon to come together to raise their voice. ( marty ) ( marty ) ( marty ) there is currently no indication that any counter protests are planned. ( marty ) in the north bay.. a man is being called a hero after helping his neighbors during the deadly firestorm. kron 4's spencer blake has the story.
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these flames from the atlas peak fire started creeping up on the napa home of joe betz and his wife that fateful sunday night.when he saw the red sky, betz started following his instincts."we got into the car immediately, drove out, and tried to make a turn and the embers were not flying by - they were already shooting by!"though he says it would have been impossible leave if they had stayed another five minutes, joe immediately started thinking of those who live near himwhose homes weren't yet burned to the ground."you know, i rang so fast i went to a friend of mine, knocked on the door, and from there i knocked another door and another door, then i called a couple of people right away." kept at it, until he had to get away.it's likely joe betz saved the lives of at least six different families.as he told me at his san francisco restaurant, house of prime rib, there áwas some confusion that night.some people - like his neighbor tom - were so sleepy that his reaction to a late-night banging on the doorhas joe laughing at what happened next."he comes out with his underwear and a gun in his hand. he thought there
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was a burglar!"it didn't take long for tome and his wife to realize áwhy they'd been woken up.during those first few days of the firestorm, people were checking to make sure joe and his wife were okay, too."i got really a lot of wonderful phone calls and text messages. i mean, i really felt really good about the concern that some people had about me."his underwear-cald neighbor tomsays joes action's that night say a lot about the type of man he is. ( marty ) ( marty ) coming up... the world series champs celebrate with a million of their closest friends. that and more on weekend sports next.
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the city of houston celebrated its world champions. as the astros on friday celebrated the first world series title in franchise history. according to the
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city, over a million people mobbed downtown houston. the parade was the city's first championship since the rockets won the n-b-a title in 19-95. justin verlander was not there... according to a report -- the astros ace is marrying kate upton in italy this weekend. ( marty ) now to the n-f-l. the raiders will be in miami taking on the dolphins while, the winless 49ers face the cardinals at levi's stadium. the 49ers new quarterback jimmy garoppolo is not expected to play. rookie, c-j beathard remains the starter. head coach, kyle shanahan hasn't announced when garoppolo will take over. adding that learning a new playbook halfway through the season is no easy task. kick off to sunday's game is at 1:05. ( marty ) colin kaepernick just celebrated his 30th birthday. and he has received some good news in regards to his possible future in the n-f-l. according to e-s-p-n, 49ers owner jed york, along with other team owners jerry jones, robert kraft, and bob mcnair will be
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questioned in a deposition. they're also turning over their phone records and emails connected to kaepernick's collusion case against the league. a-b-c news says these owners were selected based on their comments about kaepernick or players protesting during the national anthem. ( marty ) and we have this update in cowboys running back ezikiel elliott's suspension saga. the cowboys star running back will be able to play this sunday against kansas city. the 22 year- old was granted an "adminstrative stay" in his latest court appeal. next week the case will go to panel of judges. depending on the hearing zeke could start serving his six-game suspension in week ten. (marty) in college football today -- battle of two ranked pac-12 teams as #21 stanford takes on #25 washington state on the road. a chance of rain -- or even snow -- in the forecast for kickoff at 12:30. cal will host oregon state at 2 pm. golden bears are favored by a touchdown over the 1-7 beavers.
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and san jose state -- looking for just their second win of the season -- at home against san diego state tonight at 7:30. live look outside... golden gate bridge.. ( marty ) for the weekend: it's the yarn birds family fun crafts in san francisco. fun crafts in birds family it's the yarn weekend: it's the yarn birds family fun crafts in san francisco. come in and have some craft making fun. it's all happeing at the presidio officers club from 11 to 4. the evnet is free to attend.
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here's a live look at our radar. ( marty ) here's a live look at the bay bridge. ( marty ) dave spahr has your
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forecast... (dave)rain ending early this morning as a weak surface cold front passes through the bay area with afternoon clearing. next front moves into the north bay sunday evening with another chance of light rain. the front will fall apart as it reaches the golden gate and any rain chances end by sunrise monday. dry monday and tuesday. increasing clouds wednesday with a chance of rain by wednesday night and thursday as a stronger front arrives. long range trends continue to look unsettled, especially from interstate 80 northward.
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(marty) friday was a big day for apple with the release of the iphone 10. while, wednesday was a big day for some crooks. a delivery truck at the stonestown galeria, loaded with 300 smart phones was burglarized wednesday morning at about 11am. police say three thieves in a white dodge van ripped off the phones, which kron 4 news has confirmed were iphone 10's slated for delivery to the apple store inside the mall.
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the circumstances surrounding the planning of this burglary> (marty) police are hoping someone who was at the mall wednesday morning will be able to supply some information. in the meantime kron 4 news has confirmed the theft did not impact any of the pre-orders of the iphone 10. ( marty ) some peninsula residents say it was only a matter of time before the sideshows that have been plaguing their neighborhood resulted in tragedy. kron four's rob fladeboe reports they insist there is a connection between the sideshows and the terrible halloween night crash that claimed the lives of three young men. eric carstens/skyline boulevard resident".....it's like the autobahn up here....you can go as fast as you want with total impunity..."south skyline resident chris carstens says there is a sideshow here at the cloud's rest vista point almost every night. he describes what it was like here on halloween night.chris carstens"....i could hear a lot of engines revving and cars peeling out so i called
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911 to report street racing..." nats (sideshow video)carstens shot this video of a group of vehiclesperforming burnouts and donuts before headingnorth. chris carstens".....and i had a bad feeling because i don't usually see them take off in a large bunch like that. i tried to follow them and then sadly i learned the next morning that one of them had gone off the road...."carstens believes that was the crash that claimed the lives of three young men, including 19 year old andrew gonzales and 19 year old ricardo torres and their friend 18 year old matthew cruz. gonzales and torres were on a path to become firefighters in menlo park. chief harold schapelhouman/m enlo park fire protection district "..it's been rough on us but it's been worse for their families so we're focused on them right now...." back up on skyline boulevard, chris carstens points out the burned rubber and worries about the possibility the sideshows might spark a wild fire.the chp says so far there is no evidence of a connection
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between the sideshows and the fatal crash but it's investigation is not over. chris carstens and his neighbors say the tragedy need not have happened.chris carstens".....this vista point is not closed at night. all the other vista points along 280 are closed at sunset so these gguys can be ticketed, but right now there's nothing, something was supposed to have happened a month ago. if those signs were up the chp would have had the incentive to be here and wite tickets and this may never have happened...."along skyline boulevard rob fladeboe kron 4 newsfatal ( marty ) ( marty ) an elderly woman and her family lost everything in the deadly wildfire in santa rosa. kron 4's philip djegal has her story. (philippe)shirley moroni/fire
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victim- "it's gonna be a long road for everybody -- really." before 86-year-old shirley moroni was hospitalized the day after her home was destroyed in a wildfire... she had a chance to drive around santa rosa with her son, and couldn't believe how much was lost. including almost her entire neighborhood... the journey's end mobile home park. shirley moroni/fire victim- "i couldn't believe it. i didn't ever felt that would ever happen. i thought they could save the place, you know, but no." she thanks a police officer for forcing her to evacuate on october eighth, not long before her home burned down. the next day she blacked out and fell, sending her to the hospital, where she stayed until being released thursday night. shirley moroni/fire victim- "everybody took good care of me." her son's home in santa rosa, is now her home. shirley moroni/fire victim- "i feel fortunate that i have a place to stay. my son said i can stay here, and i'll help him as much as i can with the
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cooking and all that." as shirley wraps her head around what has been a turbulent last month... she thinks about the stuff she lost in the fire. most of it material, but some of it near and dear to her heart.shirley moroni/fire victim- "i had all my special furniture in there and it all went up in smoke." but she's moving on now. and, her family will be by her side. in santa rosa, philippe djegal, kron four news. ( marty ) kron four and the salvation army are busy tallying up the donations for victims of the north bay firestorm. we teamed up with the salvation army for a day long telethon. the generosity of kron four viewers raised more than 73-thousand plus an additional 8-thousand online friday morning. and by the time we went off the air at 11:00 last night, the tally was over 230-thousand dollars.
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in september, kron4, the salvation army and our viewers worked together to raise nearly 140-thousand for hurricane harvey relief efforts. thank you to everyone who donated -- to either relief effort. if you missed it yesterday -- you can still donate on our website at kron4.com coming up... another hero in the north bay firestorm. how one man used his bulldozer to save lives. you could save energy by living off the grid. completely. or... set the washing machine to cold.
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a look at the heroes who helped put out the north bay fires. kron 4's ella sogomonian spoke with two men who used their bulldozers to block the path of the fire in napa. as soon two locals saw flames from the windows of their napa valley homes sunday morning they headed for the hills armed with only bulldozers. sot: dan wynn, bulldozed fire break to save homes// "these
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are the lines we made to save that neighborhood right there." this is video of eli ponce and dan wynn who for six days bulldozed a fire break 4 miles long directing the fast moving nunns fire away from the browns valley neighborhood. sot: ella sogomonian, napa valley// "and you can imagine a really big challenge out here is the steep hilly terrain and these guys were in bulldozers in the middle of the night encircled by flames and smoke which made it really difficult for them hard to see."ponce and wynn worked like this for six days.sot: dan wynn, bulldozed fire break for 6 days to save homes// "this fire came straight down on us it was extremely hot we bulldozed all this to put the flames out. and in this particular part we were actually in the flames to put that out. a lot of credit to my boss eli ponce he actually took his dozer and went inside there and i kind of covered a six and was watching him telling him where to move around and we were consumed by fire a couple of times out here."they refueled 6 times which wynn says runs about 900 dollars each but the reward of possibly saving thousands of homes wynn says was worth the sacrifice and the danger.
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sot: dan wynn, bulldozed fire break for 6 days to save homes// "it's all donated we don't expect anything from anybody we were just happy that our equipment was here and we were able to help these people."live in napa valley ella sogomonian kron 4 news. ( marty ) here's a live
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look at our radar. ( marty ) live look outside...sutro tower. dave spahr is here with your weather forecast. (dave)rain ending early this
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morning as a weak surface cold front passes through the bay area with afternoon clearing. next front moves into the north bay sunday evening with another chance of light rain. the front will fall apart as it reaches the golden gate and any rain chances end by sunrise monday. dry monday and tuesday. increasing clouds wednesday with a chance of rain by wednesday night and thursday as a stronger front arrives. long range trends continue to look unsettled, especially from interstate 80 northward.
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( ( marty ) san francisco police say
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sloat boulevard is notrious for people breaking the speed limit. kron 4's stanley roberts grabs his radar gun to see for himself -- in this edition of people behaving badly. the average speed on sloat blvd near 41st ave is somewhere around 40 miles per hour i know this beccause i used my radar gun to determine the speed the posted speed limit on sloat heading towards ocean beach is 35 the opposite direction is 40 that being saidnats: ambiance when checking speeds i found numbers like 46 miles per hour for the first car and 40 miles per hour for the car following nats: ambiance but almost consistantly the speed is in the 40 range . neighbors say that its often difficult to cross the street because deivers simply don't stop. (describe crossing the street to me) yellingand i guess we
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can add don't care to that list well what happens we try to wiit for the cars to pass/ and when your on the sidewalk they still try to go by so basically the drivers are not paying attention an are not yielding to pedestrians in the marked crosswalks nats: ambiance and they are ignoring the caution signs advising there is a crosswalk, but what people don't realize, sloat blvd is actyally highway 35 so it falls under the jurisdiction of caltransnow before i use the radar gun i visually estimate the drivers speed then i see what the radar gun gives me ans some times, i don't really have to use the radar, for instance this street sweeper was going a whooping 19 miles hournats: ambiance the speed in sloat was actually reduced from 40 to 35 because according to vision zero sf is a high injury corridor vision zero sf has a goal to make reduce fatal crashes to zero by 20 year 2024there are changes being made to sloat as we
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speak the bottom line is even with the reduction is speeds drivers are still going to fast .. i guess sfpd solos might have to deploy an attention grabber .. and you know that that means many cars they still see you just passing by passing by in san francisco stanley roberts kron 4 news ( marty @ landing) every week -- kron four has been honoring exceptional teachers all over the bay area. jeremiah clauss teaches classes ranging from religion to social studies at st. mary's school in los gatos. in many of his classes - he also shares his talent for singing and acting.. catherine heenan has the story. applause as he takes stage jeremiah clauss - a teacher who loves to perform.whether it's singing at school fairs.. entertaining at parties and eventsacting in local theatre there was a time when he tried to take it farther. jeremiah - i tried out for american idol one time. tried out for the voice. but it just wasn't god's calling for me.turns out his calling is the classroom...where jeremiah
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welcomes his 6th graders before language arts class.and later...reads to them......acting out the characters. student he's creative. and he's funny. and he's great at story-telling. student he's been here for 9 years and i think he's made a big difference. he even does the school play.he wants his students to puzzle things out for themselves...and says bringing the work to life helps.student - wait wait! - what if he's depressed because he misses his mother? teacher says there you go!principal well i think he has a connection with the students. they understand him pretty well and he understands them. jeremiah - i've seen many teachers over the years who do the standard stand in front of the class . just read. no emotion. but it's not learning. gotta bring it to life.and is it true he sometimes brings things to life by singing to his students?student he does. a lot. and it's amazing.student and he has a good voice too. a lot of us, we actually listen. he has a play list on spotify that he actually sung on. so we listen to it sometimes!he begins to sing yup. he sings.singing continues jeremiah clauss never left his love for performance behind. he uses it here every day. and his students love him for it... students cheer ( marty ) here's a live look at
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on friday, netflix announced it is cutting ties with "house of cards" actor kevin spacey following allegations of sexual misconduct. netflix says there would be no further production on the show that includes spacey... and that the company would not be moving forward with the release of the film titled "gore," which starred and was produced by spacey -- and was in post production. according to eight of his coworkers -- spacey made the set of "house of cards" a "toxic" work environment through a pattern of sexual harassment. (dave)rain on the radar...but skies should open up this afternoon. your forecast is next ! (camilla) officers can now carry tasers again in san francisco.
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here's a live look at our radar. ( marty ) here is dave spahr with the weather. (dave)rain ending early this morning as a weak surface cold front passes through the bay
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area with afternoon clearing. next front moves into the north bay sunday evening with another chance of light rain. the front will fall apart as it reaches the golden gate and any rain chances end by sunrise monday. dry monday and tuesday. increasing clouds wednesday with a chance of rain by wednesday night and thursday as a stronger front arrives. long range trends continue to look unsettled, especially from interstate 80 northward. ( marty @ landing) happening this morning... san francisco police officers will be allowed to again carry tasers. this comes after a close and controversial vote by the police commision. kron 4's
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camila bernal is live in san francisco with more. camila? ( camila )good morning marty, san francisco is one of the only major cities in the us where officers don't carry tasers... and implementing this is not going to be cheap. it's estimated that it would cost the city between 3 and 8 million dollars depending on the number of officers that are trained for this. take vo the police chief argues that tasers would be a good way to avoid deadly force.he says these weapons would also protect officers because there is a lower chance of the officer suffering an injury-- this would avoid workers comp and medical bills. but even though the union and the chief believe this is a less lethal option, opponents say this is a bad idea.their argument is that tasers can cause serious injury or even death. they also argue that the tasers could malfunction putting everyone at risk.take sot camila:although the police commission voted to approve the use of tasers, this measure would not be implemented until december of 2018.live in san francisco,
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camila bernal kron 4 news. < "the better choice is to < "the better < "the better choice is to deescalate the situation which is one of the new use of force policies in san francisco. so rather then pulling a weapon, you give time and distance. > ( marty @ landing) thanks camila.camila. thanks camila. ( marty @ landing) in the north bay... families continue to recover from the deadly firestorm. some are trying to piece their lives back together. kron 4's hermela aregawi has one families story. (hermela aregawi)john thill looks at what's left of his business.an autobody shop he started from scratch decades ago. john thill/lost home and business this means everything to us because i lost my job 20 years ago due to being laid off and there was no one
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hiring. i started this business from my garage... our livelihood is gone. and so is his home.the coffey park residence that thill and his wife shared burned down on their 35th anniversary.john thill/lost home and businesswe though that when we left our house we would be back home the couple grew up in sonoma county.and raised their children here.they say.. they now have to start all over. john thill/lost home and businessone minute i cry one minute im on the defense and saying lets build this back up. let's be strong and get this done and rebuild everything. it's really hard. they also had two rental homes above behind their business that they were in the process of insuring. john thill/lost home and businesswe're going to hopefully rely on maybe fema to help us out with those becasuse our insurance company is not going to cover it the family says.. they at least have each other left..but not much else. 4 news. ( marty ) kron four and
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the salvation army are busy tallying up the donations for victims of the north bay firestorm. we teamed up with the salvation army for a day long telethon. the generosity of kron four viewers raised more than 73-thousand plus an additional 8-thousand online friday morning. and by the time we went off the air at 11:00 last night, the tally was over 230-thousand dollars. in september, kron4, the salvation army and our viewers worked together to raise nearly 140-thousand for hurricane harvey relief. thank you to everyone who donated -- to either relief effort. if you missed it yesterday -- you can still donate on our website at kron4.com ( marty ) two dozen people were forced to evacuate their chinatown apartment building after a fire broke out on the ground floor. the fire started on mason street around 6 last night. firefighters
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were able to knock down the fire within an hour. and kept it from spreading to adjoining buildings. residents will be able to return to their homes tonight after inspections are completed. one child was taken to the e.r. for evaluation. ( marty ) sheriff's deputies have arrested a 70- year-old man in santa clara county for taking pictures of an underage girl while on public transportation. florencio hernandez-palmo was taking pictures and recording a 16-year-old girl on the v-t- a. the incident was reported last month. deputies say hernandez-palmo also followed the girl off of the bus and continued recording her. hernandez- palmo has been booked in the santa clara county jail. ( marty ) an amber alert is in effect for a missing two month old baby in southern california.. and police believe the suspect is headed north. this is the suspectjeffrey michael gomes. he is accused of taking his infant son from the fort tejon area near the grapevine section of interstate five.
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he was last seen in a 20-07 white chevrolet pickup truck with california license plate: zero=two =three==nine ==zero p-one. again that's the plate on a chevrolet pickup truck that could be heading north on interstate five. ( marty ) coming up... across the country several protests are planned by groups opposed to president trump. including here in the bay area. detals ahead. and... a man is a hero after saving lives in the north bay fires. his story. and after the break... the president visits pearl harbor. a look at his visit before he kicks off his tour of asia.
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the president and first lady are in japan this morning. they visited the pearl harbor memorial friday. the first couple observed a moment of silence at pearl harbor. hawaii was the first stop on a 12-day, five-country trip to asia. the trumps placed a wreath at the u-s-s arizona memorial.
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they also went outside and tossed flower petals into the water...before being shown the site by the national park service. (marty) an exhaustive study released friday by 13 government agencies concludes that only human activities can explain climate change. the "climate science special report" attributes global warming to greenhouse gas emissions since the middle of the twentieth century. it says there is "no convincing alternative explanation" for the trend. surprisingly, the white house approved friday's report. president trump has been a vocal critic of climate change...at one point, he referred to it as a "hoax." (marty) meanwhile, former president george h-w bush calls president donald trump a "blowhard." bush makes the comment in a new book about him and his son, former president george w bush. the book is titled, "the last republicans." the elder bush also told author mark updegrove he thought trump could unite the country --
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although he says that would require "humility," which he says would be a challenge for trump. ( dave )rain on the radar...but skies should open up this afternoon. your forecast is next ! ( marty ) for the weekend.. it's the dia de los muertos altar walks in fremont. come out and enjoy beautiful alters. it's all happening at niles blvd from 2 to 9. the event is free to attend. ( marty )snow is dusting the
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sierra ski slopes. this is video from kingvale. snow plows and other snow-removal equipment were parked on roads in the mountains friday. the storms are expected to dump up to 2 feet of snow in some spots.and there is a winter storm advisory for the lake tahoe area through tonight.
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( marty ) here's a live look at our radar. toss to weather. (dave)rain ending early this morning as a weak surface cold front passes through the bay area with afternoon clearing. next front moves into the north bay sunday evening with another chance of light rain. the front will fall apart as it reaches the golden gate and any rain chances end by sunrise monday. dry monday and tuesday. increasing clouds wednesday with a chance of rain by
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wednesday night and thursday as a stronger front arrives. long range trends continue to look unsettled, especially from interstate 80 northward. ( marty ) here in the bay area and
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across the country several protests are planned by groups opposed to president trump. most of the demonstrations are scheduled to be held this afternoon. including one here in san francisco. kron 4's charles clifford has the details. in what's being billed as a call to action, the group refuse fascism has planned saturday protests in more than a dozen cities across the country including new york, los angeles, seattle and san francisco. their ultimate goal? the removal of the president and vice president of the united states, who they believe are a threat to the country.sotthe trump pence regime most go and this nightmare must end.here in the bay area, organizers had hoped to hold saturday's protest at union square in san francisco. but, the city's recreation and parks department denied their permit request saying that union square is crowded with the annual skating rink and christmas tree already in place. refuse facism was offered other locations. . such as nearby justin herman plaza. . .but they are insisting on union square.sot
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union square is the place to be in the eyes of millions. lawyers representing refuse fascism filed a complaint against the city, but friday afternoon a judge ruled in favor of the recreation and parks department. despite the setback, organizers say they plan to hold their protest at union square anyway.sotwe are going to be there for a nonviolent, peaceful but determined massive beautiful demonstration. what's unknown at this point is how many people will actually show up. previous anit facism protests have varied greatly in size. protests in berkeley this past summer attracted thousands but on friday afternoon only a handful of people showed up for the court hearing on the permit application. organizers insist the protest will be well attended.sot it's very important that millions of people act and act soon to come together to raise their voice. ( marty ) there is currently no indication that any counter protests are planned. ( marty ) in the north bay.. a man is being called a hero after helping his neighbors during the
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deadly firestorm. kron 4's spencer blake has the story. these flames from the atlas peak fire started creeping up on the napa home of joe betz and his wife that fateful sunday night.when he saw the red sky, betz started following his instincts."we got into the car immediately, drove out, and tried to make a turn and the embers were not flying by - they were already shooting by!"though he says it would have been impossible leave if they had stayed another five minutes, joe immediately started thinking of those who live near himwhose homes weren't yet burned to the ground."you know, i rang so fast i went to a friend of mine, knocked on the door, and from there i knocked another door and another door, then i called a couple of people right away." kept at it, until he had to get away.it's likely joe betz saved the lives of at least six different families.as he told me at his san francisco restaurant, house of prime rib, there áwas some confusion that night.some people - like his neighbor tom - were so sleepy that his reaction to a late-night banging on the
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doorhas joe laughing at what happened next."he comes out with his underwear and a gun in his hand. he thought there was a burglar!"it didn't take long for tome and his wife to realize áwhy they'd been woken up.during those first few days of the firestorm, people were checking to make sure joe and his wife were okay, too."i got really a lot of wonderful phone calls and text messages. i mean, i really felt really good about the concern that some people had about me."his underwear-cald neighbor tomsays joes action's that night say a lot about the type of man he is. ( marty ) coming up... the world series champs celebrate with a million of their closest friends. that and more on weekend sports next. live look outside... richmond bridge ( marty ) for the weekend: it's the dia de los muertos parade in san rafael come out and enjoy food, dancing and more. it's all happening at the
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albert boro community center from 4 to 9. the event is free to attend.
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(marty) the city of houston celebrated its world champions. as the astros on friday celebrated the first world series title in franchise history. according to the city, over a million people mobbed downtown houston. the parade was the city's first championship since the rockets won the n-b-a title in 19-95. justin verlander was not there... according to a report -- the astros ace is marrying kate upton in italy this weekend. ( marty ) now to the n-f-l. the raiders will be in miami taking on the dolphins while, the winless 49ers face the cardinals at levi's stadium. the 49ers new quarterback jimmy garoppolo is not expected to play. rookie, c-j beathard remains the starter. head coach,
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kyle shanahan hasn't announced when garoppolo will take over. adding that learning a new playbook halfway through the season is no easy task. kick off to sunday's game is at 1:05. ( marty ) colin kaepernick just celebrated his 30th birthday. and he has received some good news in regards to his possible future in the n-f-l. according to e-s-p-n, 49ers owner jed york, along with other team owners jerry jones, robert kraft, and bob mcnair will be questioned in a deposition. they're also turning over their phone records and emails connected to kaepernick's collusion case against the league. a-b-c news says these owners were selected based on their comments about kaepernick or players protesting during the national anthem. ( marty ) and we have this update in cowboys running back ezikiel elliott's suspension saga. the cowboys star running back will be able to play this sunday against kansas city. the 22 year- old was granted an
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"adminstrative stay" in his latest court appeal. next week the case will go to panel of judges. depending on the hearing zeke could start serving his six-game suspension in week ten. (marty) in college football today -- battle of two ranked pac-12 teams as #21 stanford takes on #25 washington state on the road. a chance of rain -- or even snow -- in the forecast for kickoff at 12:30. cal will host oregon state at 2 pm. golden bears are favored by a touchdown over the 1-7 beavers. and san jose state -- looking for just their second win of the season -- at home against san diego state tonight at 7:30. live look outside... golden gate bridge.. ( marty ) for the weekend: it's the yarn birds family fun crafts in san francisco. come in and have some craft making fun. it's all happeing at the presidio officers club from 11 to 4. the evnet is free to attend.
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( marty ) here's a live look at the bay bridge. ( marty ) dave spahr has your forecast... (dave)rain ending early this morning as a weak surface cold front passes through the bay area with afternoon clearing. next front moves into the north bay sunday evening with another chance of light rain. the front will fall apart as it reaches the golden gate and any rain chances end by sunrise monday. dry monday and tuesday. increasing clouds wednesday with a chance of rain by wednesday night and thursday as a stronger front arrives. long range trends continue to look unsettled, especially from interstate 80 northward.
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(marty) friday was a big day for apple with the release of the iphone 10. while, wednesday was a big day for some crooks. a delivery truck at the stonestown galeria, loaded with 300 smart phones was burglarized wednesday morning at about 11am. police say three thieves in a white dodge van ripped off the phones, which kron 4 news has confirmed were iphone 10's slated for delivery to the apple store inside the mall.
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francisco policesince there were about 300 phones taken we will be looking at surveillance video around the local area as well as look for any leads or tips to find out exactly where these phone are going and what happened and the circumstances surrounding the planning of this burglary> (marty) police are hoping someone who was at the mall wednesday morning will be able to supply some information. in the meantime kron 4 news has confirmed the theft did not impact any of the pre-orders of the iphone 10. ( marty ) some peninsula residents say it was only a matter of time before the sideshows that have been plaguing their neighborhood resulted in tragedy. kron four's rob fladeboe reports they insist there is a connection between the sideshows and the terrible halloween night crash that claimed the lives of three young eric boulevard resident ".....it's like the autobahn up here....you can go as fast as you want with total impunity..."south skyline resident chris carstens says there is a sideshow here at the cloud's rest vista point
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almost every night. he describes what it was like here on halloween night.chris carstens"....i could hear a lot of engines revving and cars peeling out so i called 911 to report street racing..." nats (sideshow video)carstens shot this video of a group of vehiclesperforming burnouts and donuts before headingnorth. chris carstens".....and i had a bad feeling because i don't usually see them take off in a large bunch like that. i tried to follow them and then sadly i learned the next morning that one of them had gone off the road...."carstens believes that was the crash that claimed the lives of three young men, including 19 year old andrew gonzales and 19 year old ricardo torres and their friend 18 year old matthew cruz. gonzales and torres were on a path to become firefighters in menlo park. chief harold schapelhouman/m enlo park fire protection district "..it's been rough on us but it's been worse for
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their families so we're focused on them right now...." back up on skyline boulevard, chris carstens points out the burned rubber and worries about the possibility the sideshows might spark a wild fire.the chp says so far there is no evidence of a connection between the sideshows and the fatal crash but it's investigation is not over. chris carstens and his neighbors say the tragedy need not have happened.chris carstens".....this vista point is not closed at night. all the other vista points along 280 are closed at sunset so these gguys can be ticketed, but right now there's nothing, something was supposed to have happened a month ago. if those signs were up the chp would have had the incentive to be here and wite tickets and this may never have happened...."along skyline boulevard rob fladeboe kron 4 newsfatal ( marty ) an elderly woman and her
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family lost everything in the deadly wildfire in santa rosa. kron 4's philip djegal has her story. (philippe)shirley moroni/fire victim- "it's gonna be a long road for everybody -- really." before 86-year-old shirley moroni was hospitalized the day after her home was destroyed in a wildfire... she had a chance to drive around santa rosa with her son, and couldn't believe how much was lost. including almost her entire neighborhood... the journey's end mobile home park. shirley moroni/fire victim- "i couldn't believe it. i didn't ever felt that would ever happen. i thought they could save the place, you know, but no." she thanks a police officer for forcing her to evacuate on october eighth, not long before her home burned down. the next day she blacked out and fell, sending her to the hospital, where she stayed until being released thursday night. shirley moroni/fire victim- "everybody took good care of me." her son's home in santa rosa, is now her home.
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shirley moroni/fire victim- "i feel fortunate that i have a place to stay. my son said i can stay here, and i'll help him as much as i can with the cooking and all that." as shirley wraps her head around what has been a turbulent last month... she thinks about the stuff she lost in the fire. most of it material, but some of it near and dear to her heart.shirley moroni/fire victim- "i had all my special furniture in there and it all went up in smoke." but she's moving on now. and, her family will be by her side. in santa rosa, philippe djegal, kron four news. ( marty ) kron four and the salvation army are busy tallying up the donations for victims of the north bay firestorm. we teamed up with the salvation army for a day long telethon. the generosity of kron four viewers raised more than 73-thousand plus an additional 8-thousand online friday morning. and by the time we went off the air
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at 11:00 last night, the tally was over 230-thousand dollars. in september, kron4, the salvation army and our viewers worked together to raise nearly 140-thousand for hurricane harvey relief efforts. thank you to everyone who donated -- to either relief effort. if you missed it yesterday -- you can still donate on our website at kron4.com coming up... how parts of asia are reacting to donald trump's planned 12-day tour of the continent. live look outside... san mateo bridge. president trump
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faced some protesters during his overnight stop in hawaii. hundreds of people turned out for the "hawaii versus trump" rally on oahu friday. the protest was organized by
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"hawaii j-20", a group formed on january 20-th to oppose trump taking office. other groups are set to hold a separate protest march in honolulu today. president trump made the stopover on his way to asia, where he will spend the next 12-days. (marty) the president's first stop in asia is japan. however protests have already begun in south korea ahead of trump's planned visit to seoul on tuesday. more than 200 south korean civic groups have formed a coalition to protest trump's escalation of nuclear tensions with north korea. protesters carried signs that read "no trump, no war," and "trump, shut up and get out." (marty) happening today - former democratic congressman anthony weiner must report to federal prison. weiner was sentenced to 21-t0-27 months in prison for sending obscene material to a 15-year old north carolina high school student. the 53-year old
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will serve his time at the federal medical center, devens -- about 40 miles away from boston. the facility houses over a thousand inmates who require medical or mental health care -- and offers sex offender treatment. live look live look outside... san francisco international airport.
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here's a live look at our radar. ( marty ) live look outside...sutro
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tower. dave spahr is here with your weather forecast. (dave)rain ending early this morning as a weak surface cold front passes through the bay area with afternoon clearing. next front moves into the north bay sunday evening with another chance of light rain. the front will fall apart as it reaches the golden gate and any rain chances end by sunrise monday. dry monday and tuesday. increasing clouds wednesday with a chance of rain by wednesday night and thursday as a stronger front arrives.
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long range trends continue to look unsettled, especially from interstate 80 northward. (( marty ) san francisco police say
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sloat boulevard is notrious for people breaking the speed limit. kron 4's stanley roberts grabs his radar gun to
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see for himself -- in this edition of people behaving badly. the average speed on sloat blvd near 41st ave is somewhere around 40 miles per hour i know this beccause i used my radar gun to determine the speed the posted speed limit on sloat heading towards ocean beach is 35 the opposite direction is 40 that being saidnats: ambiance when checking speeds i found numbers like 46 miles per hour for the first car and 40 miles per hour for the car following nats: ambiance but almost consistantly the speed is in the 40 range . neighbors say that its often difficult to cross the street because deivers simply don't stop. (describe crossing the street to me) yellingand i guess we can add don't care to that list well what happens we try to wiit for the cars to pass/ and when your on the sidewalk they still try to go by so basically the drivers are not paying attention an are not yielding to pedestrians in the marked crosswalks nats: ambiance and they are ignoring the caution signs advising
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there is a crosswalk, but what people don't realize, sloat blvd is actyally highway 35 so it falls under the jurisdiction of caltransnow before i use the radar gun i visually estimate the drivers speed then i see what the radar gun gives me ans some times, i don't really have to use the radar, for instance this street sweeper was going a whooping 19 miles hournats: ambiance the speed in sloat was actually reduced from 40 to 35 because according to vision zero sf is a high injury corridor vision zero sf has a goal to make reduce fatal crashes to zero by 20 year 2024there are changes being made to sloat as we speak the bottom line is even with the reduction is speeds drivers are still going to fast .. i guess sfpd solos might have to deploy an attention grabber .. and you know that that means many cars they still see you just passing by passing by in san
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francisco stanley roberts kron 4 news ( marty @ landing) every week -- kron four has been honoring exceptional teachers all over the bay area. jeremiah clauss teaches classes ranging from religion to social studies at st. mary's school in los gatos. in many of his classes - he also shares his talent for singing and acting.. catherine heenan has the applause as he takes stage jeremiah clauss - a teacher who loves to perform.whether it's singing at school fairs.. entertaining at parties and eventsacting in local theatre there was a time when he tried to take it farther. jeremiah - i tried out for american idol one time. tried out for the voice. but it just wasn't god's calling for me.turns out his calling is the classroom...where jeremiah welcomes his 6th graders before language arts class.and
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later...reads to them......acting out the characters. student he's creative. and he's funny. and he's great at story-telling. student he's been here for 9 years and i think he's made a big difference. he even does the school play.he wants his students to puzzle things out for themselves...and says bringing the work to life helps.student - wait wait! - what if he's depressed because he misses his mother? teacher says there you go!principal well i think he has a connection with the students. they understand him pretty well and he understands them. jeremiah - i've seen many teachers over the years who do the standard stand in front of the class . just read. no emotion. but it's not learning. gotta bring it to life.and is it true he sometimes brings things to life by singing to his students?student he does. a lot. and it's amazing.student and he has a good voice too. a lot of us, we actually listen. he has a play list on spotify that he actually sung on. so we listen to it sometimes!he begins to sing yup. he sings.singing continues jeremiah clauss
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never left his love for performance behind. he uses it here every day. and his students love him for it... students cheer ( marty ) here's a live look at yosemite this morning... live look outside... san francisco embarcadero.
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on friday, netflix announced it is cutting ties with "house of cards" actor kevin spacey following
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allegations of sexual misconduct. netflix says there would be no further production on the show that includes spacey... and that the company would not be moving forward with the release of the film titled "gore," which starred and was produced by spacey -- and was in post production. according to eight of his coworkers -- spacey made the set of "house of cards" a "toxic" work environment through a pattern of sexual not all of the revelers in friday's world series victory parade in houston went home happy. many parade goers climbed on top of cars to get a better view of their favorite astros players. that left many vehicles damaged -- including some parked right across the street from houston police headquarters. also costly - - city cleanup. houston spread 2-thousand pounds of blue, orange, and white confetti over city streets during the parade. city officials say they hope to finish cleaning up by today. hopefully you still have
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some leftovers from halloween. today is national candy day. a little trivia for you -- the first candy brought to america from europe in the 18th century was rock candy. back then you had to be rich to afford sugar -- now it's pretty much everywhere. you can share your sweet stories using the hashtag #nationalcandyday on twitter. adlib seven day. thats kron 4 news weekend for this saturday morning... i'm marty gonzalez. from all of us thanks for watching. join us for kron4 news weekend tomorrow morning starting at 8 o'clock ... and tonight
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- [announcer] this edition of bay area bargains
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